The Iliad: or, The poem of force

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Pendle Hill, 1956 - Fiction - 31 pages
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Simone Weil's essay shows you a woman reading the Iliad in an extraordinarily sensitive way. Weil's essay attempts to explain the mentality of the characters in the poem when they are in victory or in ... Read full review

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Section 1
3
Section 2
33
Section 3
38

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Simone Weil's the Iliad or the Poem of Force -- A Critical Edition ...
Simone Weil wrote the essay, "The Iliad or the Poem of Force" in France at the beginning of World War II. Her meditation on the nature of violence provides ...
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04-10wei
James P. Holoka), The Iliad or the Poem of Force: A Critical Edition. New York and Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2003. Pp. x + 130. ISBN 0-8204-6361-2. ...
www.holoka.com/ scholia-weil.htm

War and the Iliad.(Book Review) - Poetry | Encyclopedia.com
"The Iliad, or the Poem of Force" follows from similar obsessions as the letters, meditations, and notebooks she wrote while deliberating over her ...
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From the Greeks to the Gospels - TIME
This heresy is the background against which Simone Weil wrote The Iliad, or The Poem of Force. Says Simone Weil: "The true hero, the true subject, ...
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The Goat Rope: ACHILLES IN IRAQ: THE POEM OF FORCE
Simone Weil, a French writer who lived from 1901 to 1943, wrote the essay "The Iliad or the Poem of Force" in the shadow of Nazi-occupied France where she ...
goatrope.blogspot.com/ 2006/ 08/ achilles-in-iraq-poem-of-force.html

Simone Weil
Her essay on Iliad , The Iliad, or the Poem of Force , sets out her spiritual position in this regard. Incidentally, this is the best essay that I have read ...
www.cs.ucsb.edu/ ~chiran/ weil.html

Simone Weil and Iris Murdoch: The possibility of dialogue
Weil's remarkable text, The Iliad or the Poem of Force, written three years. earlier, might well have provided a starting-point for their discussions, ...
www.springerlink.com/ index/ 3173803817G47885.pdf

Humanist: FORCE and the Value of War Stories
Simone Weil's "The Iliad, or The Poem of Force" first appeared in an English translation in the November 1945 issue of Politics. ...
findarticles.com/ p/ articles/ mi_m1374/ is_1_60/ ai_59021332/ print

Third Iliad Chat, Fabularum Bibliotheca 9/20/98
He refers to Simone Weil's essay THE ILIAD OR THE POEM OF FORCE in which Weil views the Iliad as anti-war, and relates it to the behavior of the Nazis. ...
webwinds.www8.50megs.com/ trojanwar/ iliadchat5.htm

JSTOR: Reflections on Simone Weil
20 "The Iliad, or, The Poem of Force"21 was written in 1940, after the fall of France. The year before, during the writing of "The Great Beast," Simone Weil ...
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